— Jordan Ritchie of I&Y Construction, New Enterprise, Pa., checks an electrical panel after a metal support pole was placed on its base at the Hot Stove Baseball Complex in Cumberland. The company put up eight light poles at the sports facility. The company has installed Musco Sports Lighting at numerous stadiums and fields throughout Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, New York and Washington, D.C. Holes were drilled 16 feet deep and were 30 inches in diameter. Below: The fixtures are ready to be erected by Tim Morgan of Morgan’s Crane Service, Cresaptown.
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Not in my backyard: U.S. sending dirty coal abroad
As the Obama administration weans the U.S. off dirty fuels blamed for global warming, energy companies have been sending more of America’s unwanted energy leftovers to other parts of the world where they could create even more pollution.
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State, MSP up efforts to combat overdose deaths
One person died of heroin-related intoxication in Allegany County and one in Garrett County from January to September 2013, according to the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
Hampshire co-op petitions to put recycling on ballot
Members of Hampshire County Recycling Co-Op have gathered enough signatures on their petition to put recycling on the ballot in the November election.
Deep Creek watershed district authority to be created
The Draft Deep Creek Watershed Management Plan, which was released Friday by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources and the Garrett County commissioners, recommends that a watershed district authority be created. The authority would be staffed by an executive director, according to the plan.
Two sentenced in Garrett County Circuit Court
Michael Lynn Ware, Oakland, appeared in Garrett County Circuit Court for three cases. He first entered an Alford plea, which does not admit guilt but acknowledges that sufficient evidence exists that could result in a conviction, to theft under $1,000.
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